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Current and completed reviews

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Review titleDate publicly releasedPagesFile type
2A review of the circumstances leading to the 2017 suspension of uncooked prawn imports into Australia and the biosecurity considerations relevant to future trade in uncooked prawns.12 Dec 2017  HTML
1A review of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ management of biosecurity risks posed by invasive vector mosquitoes, especially Aedes spp., entering or establishing in Australia.11 May 201770 PDF [3.2 MB]
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​​​​Current reviews

Review titleStatusSubmissions
1A review of the circumstances leading to the 2017 suspension of uncooked prawn imports into Australia and the biosecurity considerations relevant to future trade in uncooked prawns. CompletedClosed
2A review of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ management of the risks posed by “hitchhikers and contaminants” (biosecurity risk material) associated with cargo containers, transport methods and conveyances (for example, vessels and aircraft). In progressClosed
3A review of the biosecurity risk management lessons that can be drawn from an analysis of recent (up to 10 years’) terrestrial pest and disease incursions, border breaches and high-risk interceptions into Australia, as well as considering information from other QUAD countries (Canada, New Zealand and USA). In progressClosed
4A review of the effectiveness of the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources’ management of biosecurity risks posed by returning Australian forces after offshore deployment and foreign defence forces engaged in military activities in Australian territories.Not yet commencedNot called​
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